1. type genus of the Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm moth
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  • It's bombyx silk, dyed by Marci of Wauka Valley Farm. Knitting and spinning
  • A skein of gorgeous bombyx silk yarn from Ellen's Half Pint Farm in Norwich, VT: Rhinebeck
  • He describes the silk worm as a horned worm, which he calls bombyx, which passes through several transformations, and produces bombytria. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels - Volume 18 Historical Sketch of the Progress of Discovery, Navigation, and Commerce, from the Earliest Records to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century, By William Stevenson
  • The root of the name is _bombyx_, the Latin for silkworm. Textiles For Commercial, Industrial, and Domestic Arts Schools; Also Adapted to Those Engaged in Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods, Wool, Cotton, and Dressmaker's Trades
  • But the Juillard Dictionnaire Inverse de la Langue Française lists twenty rhymes, among them bombyx, hélix, prolixe, and strix; and we may add the great name of Vercingétorix. Rhymes with 'IX'
  • As is well known, the silkworm, Bombyx mori, is reared for the production of silk and its diet consists solely of mulberry leaves.
  • Bombyx shares this problem with other moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera).
  • Although this order represents an extremely diverse and economically important group of insects, mapping studies have been conducted only in the silkworm, Bombyx mori.
  • A blend of bombyx silk and merino wool. by cavalaxis at Archive 2006-09-01
  • The third American species reared under glass is the following very interesting bombyx: _Ceratocampa (Eacles) imperialis_. Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882
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